08 July 2012

Adaptive Sailing (video)

Cooking Without Looking video at Shake-A-Leg Miami (adaptive and community water sports center, Miami, Florida) -- Adaptive Sailing Locations (US):

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Weymouth Olympic sailing park and ride site flooded
BBC News
An area of Weymouth to be used as a drop-off point for spectators for the Olympic sailing events is flooded.

BBC News

Saravanan takes the honours
The Hindu
National champion Vishnu Sarvanan of CESC won the title in the Optimist category with eight wins from ten races as the Monsoon Regatta sailing championship which concluded at the Hussainsagar Lake in Hyderabad on Sunday. With a good mix of caution ...

Olympic champ takes tough road to London
Olympic sailing champion Elise Rechichi's preparations for the London Games couldn't be any more different from four years ago. The West Australian, who won gold in 2008 in the 470 class, went to Beijing full of confidence after a series of strong ...

Sailing champ joins diabetes campaign
Sky News Australia
Diabetes Australia has enlisted solo sailor Jesse Martin in its latest campaign for a national type 2 diabetes prevention program. Martin, who in 1999 became the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe solo and unassisted, revealed his late great ...

Sky News Australia

Sailing siblings Zach, Paige Railey off to London
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
In a photo, date unknown, provided by U.S. Sailing, Zach and Paige Railey sit in Miami. The Raileys have both qualified for the London Olympics. Zach Railey, 28, knows the drill. He made his Olympicdebut at Beijing, winning the silver medal in the ...

How We Met: Iain Percy & Bryony Shaw
The Independent
Percy started sailing with his family aged four, and is one of only three British men to have won Olympic sailing golds at two different Games. He won his first title in the Finn heavyweight dinghy class at Sydney 2000 before taking gold in the Star ...

Smooth sailing
Port Huron Times Herald
Matt Sealy will participate in his 27th Mackinac race next week. Although the Fort Gratiot resident has an expansive sailing library, Sealy named a book he read when he was a teenager as his favorite — 'Dove' by Robin L. Graham with Derek L.T. Gill.

Extreme Sailing Series : Collisions, close calls and thousands of spectators ...
BYM News (press release)
The penultimate day of the Extreme Sailing Series in Porto was one of the most sensational days the Series has ever witnessed. Two big crashes on the water forced both GAC Pindar and Oman Air to retire from racing, which unfortunately for GAC Pindar ...

Extreme Sailing Series :A bigger lead for The Wave, Muscat, but damage for ...
BYM News (press release)
Leigh McMillan came ashore today surprised to discover that he and the crew of The Wave, Muscat, had actually extended their lead in the Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 in Porto, Portugal. After winning the first of seven races on Saturday, The Wave ...

My dreams of plain sailing were dashed upon the rocks early in my career
Irish Independent
I realised fairly early on in my sailing career that I was not Volvo Ocean Race material. The prospect of nine months of heroic battle against the elements, followed by a hell of a hooley in Galway was, sadly, beyond my reach.

Ready to rock the boat in medal fight with Poms
Sydney Morning Herald
Britannia has ruled the waves at the past three Olympics - topping the sailing medal count in Sydney, Athens and Beijing - and has hopes of winning up to half of the 10 golds up for grabs this time. The Australians, though, are looking for revenge, and ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Rolex Ilhabela Sailing Week images by Carlo Borlenghi
Sail World
Rolex Ilhabela Sailing Week images by Carlo Borlenghi. 'FANTASY 5 - Rolex IlhabelaSailing Week 2012' © Rolex/Carlo Borlenghi. Rolex Ilhabela Sailing Week is being held in Brazil from 7th to 14th July 2012. Photographer Carlo Borlenghi shares these ...

Sail World

Australians set to take fight from pub to water
Sydney Morning Herald
Britannia has ruled the waves at the past three Olympics, topping the sailing medal count in Sydney, Athens and Beijing, and has high hopes of winning as many as half the 10 golds up for grabs this time round. The Australians, though, are unimpressed.

Prize Winners Rewarded at Royal St. George YC 2012 Regatta (Results here)
Full Royal St. George YC (RSGYC) 2012 Regatta results here!

Smith and Clark ready for second shot at Youth Sailing Worlds
Since then the teenagers have had experience at the highest level, competing in the 470 class at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships last December. Now it's back to the 420 for the Youth Worlds starting later this month in Dublin, Ireland.


Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the Overall Race Prizegiving in Galway
Sail World
Franck Cammas became the first skipper to hold aloft the new Volvo Ocean RaceTrophy as thousands of fans joined his Groupama sailing team for a raucous Race Village reception. There was a party atmosphere all day in Galway as people lined the docks ...

Sail World

Scholarship honors skipper who died in 2011 race
The Republic
BAY CITY, Mich. - A sailing group has started a scholarship in the memory of a man who died last year during a Lake Michigan race.

Irish sailors push the boat out in first-class festivals of sail
Irish Independent
AS festival-goers at the Vovlo Ocean race week in Galway weigh anchor, Dublin Bay is about to welcome the biggest international youth sailing event Ireland has ever hosted.

Sea Notes: America's Cup closes out with huge crowd
Barbara Veneri/Standard-Times special Above: There's a traffic jam at the leeward mark during the 2012 New Bedford Junior Regatta. Racing continues today outside the Padanaram breakwater. Top left: Riley Kloc (13346) of the FAST Sailing Foundation ...

Youth sailing classes at Rockport Boat Club
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Rockport Boat Club's primary goal is to sponsor and promote sailing, boating and other marine-related activities with an emphasis on educational and training opportunities for children and adults of the community. Courier Publications news staff can be ...

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

On a different tack: Wooden boat sailors take sport to new scale [**Photo ...
Peninsula Daily
Last Thursday, he and others whose craft are in progress gathered at the Port Townsend Yacht Club, adjacent to the commercial boat dock in the boat haven, to watch John Oliveira take his newly completed boat for its inaugural sail. It was spitting rain ...

Portsmouth historic sites join Sail Portsmouth celebration with half-price ...
The 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 brings special sailing visitors to Portsmouth on the weekend of July 13-15. Celebrating "Sail Portsmouth" this year, Pride of Baltimore II and Providence make a port call immediately after the 200th birthday ...

Sailing ahead at Claytor Lake | TheBurgs: Community News and ...
By Mary Hardbarger
CLAYTOR LAKE – Ron Smith fell in love with sailing in the 1980s. But he could never afford a boat or more than a few sailing lessons. A couple of years ago, the Buchanan resident found a boat on Craigslist in Maryland. Because it was used ...

International spirit as Wanlip Sails for Gold | News | News & Events ...
The event was held under the banner of Sail for Gold, the nationwide initiative from sailing's governing body, the RYA, celebrating Britain's unmatched Olympic sailing heritage and inspiring more people to get out on the water more regularly.
Royal Yachting Association News

SHADOW us to Singapore - Said the shark to the flying fish | Sailing ...
By pcwmur
Unfortunately, unlike the Armchair Sailing books I have read, it didn't go into the frying pan as the fish was dried and only 5 cms long. Yesterday was the first day that I started to spot flying fish. What is interesting is that almost 200 miles off the ...
TripSailor: Recent Sailing Blog Updates

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world. Sunday, July 8, 2012. sea monster. Written by World Tour Stories at 11:32 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. No comments: Post a Comment ...

Coast Guard locates overdue sailing vessel | Coast Guard News
By cgnews
HONOLULU – Coast Guard crews have located a sailing vessel which was reported overdue west of Lanai at approximately 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The four mariners.
Coast Guard News

The Southport Globe: Young Sailors Compete In Southport Opti ...
By noreply@blogger.com (The Southport Globe)
It was excruciatingly hot on land Saturday, but much cooler on the water where steady breezes cooled off the young sailors in the Opti Rumble sailing regatta at the Pequot Yacht Club in Southport. Seventy-nine sailors competed, with three ...
The Southport Globe

Sail-World.com : US Junior Olympic Sailing Festival and SailFest ...
'Formula 16 cats are off to a flying start in their first ever US Sailing Junior Olympic Regatta for anolympic style catamaran. alex Johnson (USA 133 St Andrews ...

Conditions Simulator Gives Sailors a Competitive Edge | Playbook ...
A new simulation tool allows sailors and naval architects to better model waves and wind, something its creator says could revolutionize competitive sailing.

Junior Olympic sailing preparations - Pensacola News Journal
Volunteers and Instructors assist participants in the 2012 USA JuniorOlympic Sailing Festival.

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